Fishing

Multi-species angling offers variety

by Brodie Kenna | June 18, 2021

While some anglers spend a good portion of the year waiting to target a specific species during a certain season, many anglers are constantly on the go, never relenting in their pursuit of fish, regardless of the species or time of year.

Licence-free fishing for Father’s Day

by Editorial Staff | June 16, 2021

The third of Ontario’s four annual licence-free fishing opportunities returns this Father’s Day weekend.

Choosing the right fly rod

by Ryan Sparks | June 16, 2021

When I tried to buy my first fly rod, the salesperson bombarded me with jargon about rod weight and length, line types, leader taper, tippet material, and casting techniques.

DIY: fishing lures

by Linda Gabris | June 15, 2021

Making lures is a rewarding hobby and a smart way to save money, especially if you have to rig the whole family with tackle.

Extolling the joys of topwater fishing

by Gord Ellis | June 14, 2021

The plug sat still on the water, with just a few ripples circling out from where it had landed. I popped the rod tip down, and the plug shot a spray of water forward, its cupped nose making a loud, distinctive gurgle.

Mounts offer security

by Luigi De Rose | June 7, 2021

lectronics are key to great fishing and safe boating, so keeping them safe and secure is a must. Considering how complex and pricy modern electronics are, it is important to install them correctly.

Crazy for Lake Ontario coho

by Bob McGary | June 1, 2021

When I tell other anglers on Lake Ontario that I’m targeting coho salmon, the usual reaction is disbelief.

Rigging a reverse-fall Texas tube

by Jason Forde | May 31, 2021

Here is an easy way to modify your tube-jig presentation to trigger more bass. I call this the Texas-rig reverse-fall method.

Keeping your trolling motor salad free

by Luigi De Rose | May 27, 2021

We’ve all been told that the biggest bass hide in the thickest, gnarliest cover. Getting to them can be a big problem, and no electric motor is perfectly weedless. But here are four ways to keep your motor working in the salad.